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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Southern Historical Society Papers. (search)
ie flat on our faces. In this position we are concealed from the view of the enemy, now two hundred yards in our front. Our brigade is under the command of Colonel D. A. Weisiger, colonel of the Twelfth, whilst the Twelfth is commanded by Captain Richard W. Jones, the Sixth by Colonel George T. Rogers, the Sixteenth by Captain L. R. Kilby, the Forty-first by Major William H. Etheridge, and the Sixty-first by Lieutenant-Colonel William H. Stewart. The sharp-shooters are commanded by Captain Wallace Broadbent. A few minutes after we take the recumbent position, Captain Drury A. Hinton, acting aid-de-camp to Colonel Weisiger, walks along the line and directs the regimental officers to instruct their men to reserve their fire until the enemy are reached. As soon as Captain Hinton passed down the line Captain Jones stepped out in front of us, as we lay on the ground, and, with great coolness of manner, said: Men, you are called upon to charge and recapture our works, now in the han
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 2 (search)
s, Weisiger's Brigades)3,493 Wilcox's Division (Lane's, McGowan's, Scales', Thomas' Brigades)2,712 Johnson's Division (Wallace's, Moody's, Ransom's and Wise's Brigades)2,281 —— 10,206 Recapitulation First Corps7,189 Second Corps4,465fence of the Capital. In the face of these odds Early continued his advance into Maryland. At Frederick he found General Wallace, with about ten thousand men, in position to oppose the passage of the Monocacy. Immediate preparations were made to dislodge Wallace and effect a crossing of that stream. Rodes was thrown forward on the Baltimore and Ramseur on the Washington City road, while Gordon and Breckinridge, with a portion of Ransom's cavalry inclining to the right, moved to the fords battle, advanced rapidly up the stream towards the Federal position, and, after a short but spirited conflict, defeated Wallace, whose army soon fell into a panic and fled in wild confusion, spreading dismay for miles in every direction by the t
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 9 (search)
when Ramseur, after a slight resistance, moved through the town and brushed away the Federals before him. Our invasion had so alarmed the Federal capital that General Wallace was directed to move at once with such forces as he had and could collect and interpose them between us and Washington. When Wallace reached our front he dreWallace reached our front he drew his troops up on the eastern bank of the Monocacy. Ramseur deployed in his front, drove his skirmishers across the river and a brief and brisk artillery duel followed. In the meantime McCausland, with his cavalry, crossed the river, attacked the Federal left flank and threw it into confusion, which Early discovering, threw forward Gordon's division. Gordon moved to the assistance of McCausland, while Ramseur crossed over the railroad bridge and fell upon Wallace, who retreated with great precipitation leaving in our hands six or seven hundred prisoners besides his killed and wounded. Our loss in killed and wounded was severe, but as this was a sha
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Southern Historical Society: its origin and history. (search)
d comprehension. The desire was to obtain materials for a just and accurate history of the great struggle, and representative documents and circumstantial details were to be sought for throughout the Union. The material gathered was to be classified and carefully arranged. Copies of the circular, in manuscript, were sent by the Secretary to the following Vice-Presidents of the Society for the several States, who had been appointed: Virginia—General Robert E. Lee. Maryland—Hon. S. Teackle Wallace. North Carolina—Lieutenant-General D. H. Hill. South Carolina—Lieutenant-General Wade Hampton. Georgia—Hon. Alexander H. Stephens. Alabama—Admiral Raphael Semmes. Tennessee—Governor Isham G. Harris. Mississippi—Governor Benjamin G. Humphreys. Texas—Colonel Ashbel Smith. Kentucky—Major-General John C. Breckenridge. Missouri—General Trusten Polk. Arkansas—Hon. A. H. Garland. Florida—Hon. Stephen R. Mallory. District of Columbia—